Wednesday 21st October 2020

Wednesday 21st October 2020

Late news, 20/10, Whipsiderry: 2 Chough. (A Taylor)

Choughs – Andy Taylor

Late news, 20/10, Trebah Cove, Helford: Female Eider. (D Collins)

Lansallos: Elusive and mobile Dusky Warbler between Lansallos and Lansallos Bay, at SX168515 late afternoon, loosely associating with tit flock. (D Callahan)

Lizard: 1 Yellow Wagtail suspected to be Eastern Yellow Wagtail (no recordings obtained) near Lizard lighthouse with cattle, then flew west. (D Collins)

putative Eastern Yellow Wagtail – David Collins

putative Eastern Yellow Wagtail – David Collins

Helston: Male Ferruginous Duck on Helston boating lake this morning at 11:00. (L Pearce)

Ferruginous Duck – Laurence Pearce

Downderry: 6 Mediterranean Gulls this morning. (A Payne)

Land’s End: Juv Cuckoo still. (M Elliott) Snow Bunting around complex, Lesser Whitethroat, Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Short-eared Owl, 2 Black Redstart, Whinchat, Cuckoo, 3 Golden Plover, 4 Snipe, 26 Redwing. (L Thomson)

Trevescan: Lapland Bunting over. (L Thomson)

Cot valley: 2 Black Redstart on beach this evening, 1+ Firecrest near ‘Cot Valley Cottage’. (D Helliar)

Pendeen: 5 Black Redstart around the lighthouse. (K Aspden, P Combridge) 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrest, 11 Redwing. (A Bayly)

St Agnes: 3 Black Redstart, 1 Woodcock. (G Lawlor)

Stithians Reservoir: 1 Great White Egret still and the remains of another found today. (J St Ledger) 1 Gadwall, 12 Wigeon, 32 Lapwing, 10 Teal, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Grey Wagtail, 6 Snipe, 3 Little Grebe, also Herring Gulls, Black-headed Gulls, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Mallards, Moorhen, Cormorants. 1 ring-tailed Hen Harrier approx half a mile north of Penhalvean 1.40pm. (I Grant, F Were)

Drift Reservoir (members only): 2 Cattle Egret, 2 Gadwall, 3 Wigeon. (D Flumm)

Marazion: Imm/fem Black Redstart in a private garden. (DK Parker)

Marazion Marsh RSPB: Fem/Juv Marsh Harrier seen well in flight at 2.45pm. (I Grindle)

Long Rock: 1 Wheatear. (B Stone)

Sancreed: 2 female Black Redstart on rooves in the village, 3 Siskin at the church. (D Flumm)

St Ives: Firecrest at Trewyn Garden and Barn Swallow at St Ives Island. (P Andrews)

Blisland: 1 Red Kite. (C Whitehead)

Truro: m&f  Blackcap in garden, the first here this autumn. (D Jenkins)

Newquay: 1 Common Redstart  (P Brag)

Common Redstart – P Brag

Anderton: 4 Med Gulls, 6 Redshank, 7 Little Egret.  (D Sharp)

Cremyll: 15+ Cattle Egret, 1 x Great Spotted Woodpecker (f).  (D Sharp)

Rame: 4+ Cirl Buntings, 2 Yellowhammer, 2 Chiffchaff, 5 Meadow Pipit, 1 Kestrel (m). (D Sharp)

Cirl Bunting – Deena Sharp

Swanpool: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler calling gardens along the west side of Swanpool. (M Silk)

White Cross, Newquay: 5 Swallow, 2 Dunock, 4 Greenfinch, 100+ Goldfinch, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Great Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 1 pr Stonechat, 4 Wood Pigeon, 7 Collared Dove and 1 Great Spotted woodpecker. (D Thomas)